Ellen Hanson, PhD

Ellen Hanson, PhD


Instructor in Psychology

    Contact: 617-355-4241
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Medical Services


  • Psychology
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Behavior Therapy
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • ADHD
  • Attention Deficit Disorders
  • Cognitive and Emotional Development
  • Developmental Delays
  • Down Syndrome
  • Enuresis and Encopresis
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disorders
  • Williams Syndrome


  • Medicine
  • Psychiatry


  • Developmental Medicine Center
  • Genetics Program
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Experience and Education


Graduate School

University of California, 2002

San Diego, CA

Graduate School

California School of Professional Psychology,

San Diego, CA

Fellowship, Child Psychology/Developmental

Boston Children's Hospital,

Boston, MA


Franciscan Childrens Hospital, 1998

Boston, MA


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Hanson EM, Sideridis G, Jackson FI, Porche K, Campe KL, Huntington N. Behavior and Sensory Interests Questionnaire: Validation in a sample of children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disability. Res Dev Disabil. 2016 Jan; 48:160-75.
  2. Hanson E, Bernier R, Porche K, Jackson FI, Goin-Kochel RP, Snyder LG, Snow AV, Wallace AS, Campe KL, Zhang Y, Chen Q, D'Angelo D, Moreno-De-Luca A, Orr PT, Boomer KB, Evans DW, Kanne S, Berry L, Miller FK, Olson J, Sherr E, Martin CL, Ledbetter DH, Spiro JE, Chung WK. The cognitive and behavioral phenotype of the 16p11.2 deletion in a clinically ascertained population. Biol Psychiatry. 2015 May 01; 77(9):785-93.
  3. Hanson E, Cerban BM, Slater CM, Caccamo LM, Bacic J, Chan E. Brief report: prevalence of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder among individuals with an autism spectrum disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2013 Jun; 43(6):1459-64.
  4. Davit CJ, Hundley RJ, Bacic JD, Hanson EM. A pilot study to improve venipuncture compliance in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2011 Sep; 32(7):521-5.
  5. Hanson E, Kalish LA, Bunce E, Curtis C, McDaniel S, Ware J, Petry J. Use of complementary and alternative medicine among children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2007 Apr; 37(4):628-36.
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